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Browne, Carl

Carlos A. Schwantes.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Drawing and Pastels; Painting; Political Theory; Journalism; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 1382 words.

Browne, Carl (1846–16 January 1914), political agitator, reform journalist, and organizer of "Coxey's Army", political agitator, reform journalist, and organizer of “Coxey’s Army,” was born...

Ezra

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Genealogy, Heraldry, Names, and Honours; Architecture; Art. 346 words.

Kt 1974; MBE 1945

Born 23 Feb. 1919; s of David and Lillie Ezra; m 1950, Julia Elizabeth Wilkins (d 2011); died 22 Dec. 2015...

Hastings, Thomas (fl. 1803–1837), customs official and artist

Timothy Stevens.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Political Institutions; Public Administration. 552 words.

Hastings, Thomas (fl. 1803–1837), customs official and artist, whose origins are unknown, had been, according to his own statement of 1813, a captain and assistant quartermaster-general in...

Hearth, John Dennis Miles

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Architecture; Art. 248 words.

CBE 1983

Born 8 April 1929; s of late Cyril Howard Hearth, MC, and Dr Pauline Kathleen Hearth, MB, BCh; m 1959, Pamela Anne (née Bryant); two s (one ...

Hull, John

Gerald W. R. Ward.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism; Metalwork. 1085 words.

Hull, John (18 December 1624–30 September 1683), goldsmith, mintmaster, and merchant, was born in Market Hareborough, Leicestershire, England, the son of Robert Hull, a blacksmith, and...

Kaufmann, Edgar Jonas, Sr.

Franklin K. Toker.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Financial Aspects of Art; Politics; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 956 words.

Kaufmann, Edgar Jonas, Sr. (01 November 1885–14 April 1955), retailer and patron of architecture, was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, the son of Morris Kaufmann, a merchant, and Betty...

Mainbocher

Daniel Delis Hill.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online February 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Prints and Printmaking; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; UK Politics; British History. 1254 words.

Mainbocher (24 Oct. 1890–27 Dec. 1976), couturier, theater costumer, and magazine editor, was born Main Rousseau Bocher in Chicago, Illinois. His father, George Bocher, was a dry goods...

Marsden, Richard (1802/3–1858), weaver and Chartist

J. E. King.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Fashion, Jewellery, and Body Art; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Politics. 681 words.

Marsden, Richard (1802/3–1858), weaver and Chartist, was born in humble circumstances in or near Manchester in 1802 or 1803. Nothing is known about his early life, but he was a hand-loom...

Mealmaker, George (1768–1808), weaver and radical

Bob Harris.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Fashion, Jewellery, and Body Art; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Politics. 1343 words.

Mealmaker, George (1768–1808), weaver and radical, was born on 10 February 1768, the son of John Mealmaker, weaver, of the Seagate, Dundee, and Alison Auchinleck. Of Mealmaker's early life...

Morrison, James (1789–1857), merchant, politician, and art collector

Charles Jones.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Financial Aspects of Art; UK Politics. 911 words.

Morrison, James (1789–1857), merchant, politician, and art collector, was born at Middle Wallop, Hampshire, the second son of Joseph Morrison, innkeeper, and his wife, Sarah Barnard, of...

Pilling, Richard (1799–1874), hand-loom weaver and Chartist

Dorothy Thompson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Fashion, Jewellery, and Body Art; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Politics. 1213 words.

Pilling, Richard (1799–1874), hand-loom weaver and Chartist, was born on 15 December 1799 in Bolton, Lancashire, the son of a cotton weaver. He started work around ten years of age during...

Rushton, Benjamin (1785–1853), hand-loom weaver and radical agitator

John A. Hargreaves.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Fashion, Jewellery, and Body Art; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Politics. 1245 words.

Rushton, Benjamin (1785–1853), hand-loom weaver and radical agitator, was born at Dewsbury in Yorkshire, but later moved to Halifax, where he found employment as a fancy-worsted weaver,...

Speirs, William MacLeod

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Architecture; Art. 165 words.

Born 8 March 1952; s of late Ronald Speirs and of Mary Speirs (née MacKenzie); m 1st, 1975, Lynda Speirs (marr. diss. 1990); one s one d; 2nd, ...

Swire, Sir John (Anthony)

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; Business Finance; Architecture; Art. 207 words.

Kt 1990; CBE 1977

Born 28 Feb. 1927; er s of late John Kidston Swire and Juliet Richenda, d of Theodore Barclay; m 1961, Moira Cecilia Ducharne; two s one ...

Wallis, William (fl. 1824–1830), silk weaver and radical leader

Iorwerth Prothero.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Fashion, Jewellery, and Body Art; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Politics. 444 words.

Wallis, William (fl. 1824–1830), silk weaver and radical leader, is a figure about whom little is known except his involvement in radical artisan politics in Spitalfields in London. He was...

Wilson, James (1757–1820)

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Politics; Fashion, Jewellery, and Body Art. 3 words.

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